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Visitors can tour many highlights on Capitol Hill without registering.

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Benjamin Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the...

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What does the Constitution mean to me? Exhibit
While making a "Constitution Journal" one employee reflects on what...

Projects

Conservation of the Jefferson Building's Court of Neptune Fountain

Status: Completed

Building: U.S. Library of Congress

In 2017, the Architect of the Capitol conserved the bronze sculptures of the Thomas Jefferson Building's Court of Neptune Fountain with a thorough cleaning to remove stains and mineral buildup caused by weathering and fountain water.

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Generator Progress May 2014

Status: Completed

Building: U.S. Library of Congress

Work is underway at the northwest corner of the Library of Congress John Adams Building to replace the existing emergency generator with one that provides more than twice the power.

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John Adams Building Monumental Door

Status: Completed

Building: U.S. Library of Congress

AOC is replacing the original, historic bronze doors of the Library of Congress John Adams Building to be compliant with fire, security and ADA codes. The new door design incorporates cast glass panels mounted within a bronze framework that reference the artistic heritage of the original doors by recreating the original, historic bronze reliefs in kiln-cast glass. The kiln-formed sculptural glass was made from molds taken off the original door sculptures.

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